Khaat | Charpoy
Location: Banswa, Palwal, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Grass (Bamboo, Sarkanda), Wood
Grass craft technique: Joinery, Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This khaat, believed to be around fifty years old, was placed in the semi-open space near the courtyard. Made from sheesham wood, the legs were lathe turned and had intricate carvings on them. The frame, previously made of sheesham wood, had been replaced with bamboo a few years ago.